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Reported Cases

The health and safety of our students, faculty, priests, staff and administrators are of paramount importance. Known cases of COVID-19 among the Seton Hall community are shared below. Details may be limited due for reasons of health privacy.

  • Spring 2021 Positive Cases: 4
  • Total Number Tests Administered: 6,414

Total Reported Cases *

  • Seton Hall University: 201
  • South Orange: 475
  • Newark: 25,096
  • Nutley: 1,759
  • Essex County: 55,155
  • New Jersey: 572,306

* Figures represent cumulative cases since start of pandemic (March 1, 2020) and will also appear within each host community’s reported total figures. Last Updated: Wednesday, January 20

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  • Spring 2021

    The appropriate public health department officials and Seton Hall University’s Health Services are immediately notified of cases and gather all pertinent information from affected individuals. The University works to ensure to contact anyone who may need to be interviewed. More information on our reporting protocols is available in our restart plan.

    On January 8, our testing protocols detected a three students associated with the South Orange campus who tested positive for COVID-19. The University also learned that a staff member tested positive for COVID-19. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with the South Orange Department of Health.

  • Summer and Fall 2020

    The appropriate public health department officials and Seton Hall University’s Health Services are immediately notified of cases and gather all pertinent information from affected individuals. The University works to ensure to contact anyone who may need to be interviewed. More information on our reporting protocols is available in our restart plan.

    On December 22, the University learned that an employee from the Law campus tested positive for COVID-19. The employee's contacts have also been notified through tracing as well as the Newark Department of Health.


    On December 18, the University learned that two students and an employee associated with the South Orange campus tested positive for COVID-19. Contacts have been notified through tracing and will quarantine per protocol. The appropriate local health officials have been notified.


    On December 14, our testing protocols detected a two students associated with the South Orange campus who tested positive for COVID-19. The students live off-campus and report not having any campus contact recently. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with the South Orange Department of Health.


    On December 8, our testing protocols detected a student associated with the South Orange campus who tested positive for COVID-19. The student lives off-campus and reports not having been on campus recently. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with the South Orange Department of Health.

    The University also learned that an employee tested positive for COVID-19. The employee had been on campus. The employee's contacts have been notified through tracing.


    On December 7, our testing protocols detected four students from the South Orange campus who tested positive for COVID-19. The individuals live off-campus and report not having been on campus recently. All contacts for these cases have been notified through tracing along with the South Orange Department of Health.


    On November 23, we identified one student and two employees from the South Orange campus who are positive for COVID-19. These cases are related to previously reported cases. All of the individuals are now in isolation. All contacts for these cases have been notified through tracing along with the South Orange Department of Health.


    On November 22, our testing protocols detected eight students and two employees from the South Orange campus who are positive for COVID-19. Seven of these cases are related to previously reported cases. All of these students and employees are now in isolation. All contacts for these cases have been notified through tracing along with the South Orange Department of Health.


    On November 20, our testing protocols detected five students from the South Orange campus who are positive for COVID-19. At least three of these cases are related to previously reported cases, and one was already in quarantine. All of these students are now in isolation. All contacts for these cases have been notified through tracing along with the South Orange Department of Health.


    On November 18, our surveillance testing detected one employee as positive for COVID-19 from the South Orange campus. The employee has entered isolation. No additional contacts were identified through tracing; the South Orange Department of Health has been notified.


    On November 16, our COVID-19 symptomatic testing and contact tracing protocols detected five positive cases from the South Orange campus and two positive cases from the IHS campus. Those not already in quarantine have entered isolation. All contacts for these cases have been notified through tracing along with local health departments.


    On November 15, our testing protocols detected four students from the South Orange campus who are positive for COVID-19. Three of these cases were detected on-campus, and the other student is living off-campus. Each of these students has entered isolation. All contacts for these cases have been notified through tracing along with the South Orange Department of Health.


    On November 14, our testing protocols detected ten students from the South Orange campus who are positive for COVID-19. Nine of these cases were detected on-campus, and the other student is living off-campus. Each of these students has entered isolation. No additional contacts were identified through tracing; the South Orange Department of Health has been notified.


    On November 13, our symptomatic testing and contact tracing protocols detected twenty-two students from the South Orange campus who tested positive for COVID-19. Nineteen of these cases were detected on-campus, and the other three students are living off-campus. Each of these students has entered isolation. All contacts for these cases have been notified through tracing along with the South Orange Department of Health.


    On November 12, our symptomatic testing and contact tracing protocols detected twelve students from the South Orange campus and one student from the IHS campus who tested positive for COVID-19. Nine of these cases were detected on-campus, and the other four were off-campus. Each of these students has entered isolation. All contacts for these cases have been notified through tracing along with local health departments.


    On November 11, our surveillance and symptomatic testing protocols and contact tracing detected fourteen students and three employees positive for COVID-19 from the South Orange campus. Twelve of the students and the three employees are related to previously reported cases. Each of these students has entered isolation. All contacts for these cases have been notified through tracing along with the South Orange Department of Health.


    On November 10, our testing protocols detected twelve students who tested positive for COVID-19. Seven of these cases are students living in residence halls, and the other five are students living off-campus. Three of the off-campus students are related to a household cluster. Each of these students has entered isolation, and all contacts for these cases have been notified through tracing along with the South Orange Department of Health.

    The University also learned that a student from the IHS campus tested positive. No campus contacts have been reported.


    On November 9, our testing protocols detected eight students who tested positive for COVID-19. Two of these students were living in residence halls and have gone home for quarantine. The other six students are living off-campus and in isolation. Two of the off-campus cases were related to previously reported clusters. All contacts for these students have been notified through tracing along with the South Orange Department of Health.


    On November 7, our testing protocols detected five students who tested positive for COVID-19. Health Services identified one of these cases through contact tracing related to a previously reported case. Another positive student is a resident with no reported contacts, completing isolation in Ora Manor. The three remaining cases in this report are related to an off-campus residence. Contacts identified in our community were notified along with the South Orange Department of Health.


    On November 6, our testing protocols detected two students living off-campus who tested positive for COVID-19. Health Services identified the students through contact tracing related to previously reported cases. Any contacts identified in our community have been notified along with the South Orange Department of Health.


    On November 5, our testing protocols detected four students from the South Orange campus who tested positive for COVID-19. Three of the students live off-campus, one of which Health Services identified through contact tracing related to a previously reported case. The fourth student lives on-campus but is now isolating off-campus. Any contacts identified in our community have been notified along with the South Orange Department of Health.


    On November 4, our testing protocols detected three students living off-campus, already in quarantine, who tested positive for COVID-19. Health Services identified the students through contact tracing related to a previously reported case.

    Testing has also identified three students living off-campus who are positive for COVID-19. Two of these students are from the South Orange campus, and the other is from the Law School. These cases are unrelated to each other and previously reported cases.

    All contacts for these cases have been notified through tracing along with local health departments.


    On November 2, our testing protocols detected three students living off-campus at the same residence, already in quarantine, who tested positive for COVID-19. Health Services identified the students through contact tracing related to a previously reported case. Any contacts identified in our community have been notified along with the South Orange Department of Health.

    The University also learned that a student from the Law campus tested positive. The student's contacts have also been notified through tracing as well as the Newark Department of Health.


    On October 31, our testing protocols detected a student living off-campus, already in quarantine, who tested positive for COVID-19. Health Services identified the student through contact tracing related to a previously reported case. Any contacts identified in our community have been notified along with the local Department of Health.


    On October 30, the University learned that an employee on the South Orange campus tested positive for COVID-19. The employee had been on campus. The employee's contacts have been notified through tracing and will quarantine per protocol. The appropriate local health officials have been notified.


    On October 28, our testing protocols detected a student living off-campus, already in quarantine, who tested positive for COVID-19. Health Services identified the student through contact tracing related to a previously reported case. Any contacts identified in our community have been notified along with the local Department of Health.


    On October 27, our testing protocols detected three students who tested positive for COVID-19. Health Services identified two of the students through contact tracing related to a previously reported case.

    Two of these students are in quarantine in Ora Manor. The third student is in isolation off-campus. Any contacts identified in our community have been notified along with the local Department of Health.


    On October 26, our testing protocols detected a student living off-campus who tested positive for COVID-19. Health Services identified the student through contact tracing related to a previously reported case. Any contacts identified in our community have been notified along with the local Department of Health.


    On October 24, our testing protocols detected seven students from the South Orange campus who tested positive for COVID-19. Five of the students live off-campus; the other two students live on-campus and have been moved to quarantine in Ora Manor. All contacts have been notified through tracing and advised to quarantine.


    On October 23, our testing protocols detected five students who tested positive for COVID-19, and the University also learned that an employee tested positive off-campus.

    Health Services identified the students through contact tracing related to the previously reported cases. The students all live off-campus and have not been on campus recently. The employee was last on campus yesterday. All have received isolation instructions and are now in quarantine. Any contacts identified in our community have been notified along with the local Department of Health.

    Update: the University has now confirmed an additional employee tested positive off-campus. Any contacts identified in our community have been notified along with the local Department of Health.


    On October 22, our testing protocols detected four students who tested positive for COVID-19, and the University also learned that a fifth student tested positive off-campus. All of these students live off-campus or commute from their homes.

    Two of the positive cases were identified through contact tracing from a previously reported case. Three of the students have already been quarantining off-campus. All have received isolation instructions. Any contacts identified in our community have been notified along with the local Department of Health. Health Services continues to follow up on students who have tested positive; all are doing well.

    Update: the University has now confirmed an additional student tested positive off-campus. The student lives off-campus and is in quarantine. Any contacts identified in our community have been notified along with the local Department of Health.


    On October 21, our testing protocols detected four students from the South Orange campus who tested positive for COVID-19. Three of these cases and the case reported on October 20 are related.

    Three of the students live off-campus; the fourth student lives on-campus and has been moved to quarantine in Ora Manor. The students' contacts have been notified through tracing along with the South Orange Department of Health.


    On October 20, our testing protocols detected a student from the South Orange campus who tested positive for COVID-19. The student was last on campus a week ago and living off-campus. Contacts identified in our community have been notified along with the South Orange Department of Health. The risk of exposure to other campus community members is believed to be low.


    On October 17, the University learned that two students from the Interprofessional Health Sciences campus tested positive for COVID-19. The cases were reported to appropriate local health officials, and the students' contacts have been notified through contact tracing. The two cases are unrelated, and the risk to the University community is believed to be low.


    On October 9, our testing protocols detected a student from the South Orange campus who tested positive for COVID-19. The student has been taking classes and living on the South Orange campus, but will now be isolating at home. Any contacts identified in our community have been notified along with the South Orange Department of Health. The risk of exposure to other campus community members is believed to be low.


    On October 8, our testing protocols detected a student from the South Orange campus who tested positive for COVID-19. The student, who lives off-campus, has not been on campus in the past two weeks and is isolating at home. Any contacts identified in our community have been notified, and the South Orange Department of Health has been notified. The risk of exposure to other campus community members is believed to be low.


    On October 3, the University learned that a student on the South Orange campus tested positive for COVID-19. The student was last on campus September 23, lives off campus and is isolating at home. Any contacts identified in our community have been notified. The risk of exposure to other campus community members is believed to be low.


    On September 29, the University learned that an employee on the South Orange campus tested positive on September 29. The employee had been on campus. The employee's contacts have been notified through tracing and will quarantine per protocol. The appropriate local health officials have been notified.

    On September 29, the University also learned that a student on the Interprofessional Health Sciences campus tested positive on Friday, September 25 off campus. The student's contacts have been notified through tracing and will quarantine per protocol. One contact is in quarantine in Ora Manor. Health Services will follow up with them to monitor their status. The appropriate local health officials have been notified. The two cases are unrelated.


    On September 23, our testing protocols detected two individuals from the South Orange campus who tested positive for COVID-19. Neither case was related to exposure on campus, and neither individual has been on campus since exposure. The cases are unrelated, and neither individual has had contact since exposure with anyone on campus, other than Health Services, who safely performed the testing. Each individual has entered isolation off-campus. Health Services will continue to follow up with them to monitor their status. The risk of exposure to other members of the campus community is considered low.


    On August 24 our testing protocols detected an individual on the South Orange campus who tested positive for COVID-19. The individual has entered isolation. It is believed the risk of exposure to other members of the campus community is low.


    On August 20 our testing protocols detected an individual on the South Orange campus who tested positive for COVID-19. The individual has entered isolation. It is believed the risk of exposure to other members of the campus community is low.


    On August 15 the testing protocol detected an asymptomatic individual on the South Orange campus and the individual has entered isolation. According to health authorities, it is believed the risk of exposure to other members of the campus is low.

  • Spring 2020 (March-April)

    The appropriate public health department officials and Seton Hall University’s Health Services are immediately notified of cases and gather all pertinent information from affected individuals. The University works to ensure to contact anyone who may need to be interviewed. More information on our reporting protocols is available in our restart plan.

     

    On April 7 the University learned that two more members of our campus community have tested positive for COVID-19, also known as the coronavirus. The individuals were last on campus on March 27, 2020 and March 31, 2020, respectively. It is believed the risk of exposure to other members of the campus community is low.


    On April 2 the University learned that a fifth member of our campus community has tested positive for COVID-19, also known as the coronavirus. The individual was last on campus on April 1, 2020 and reports no close or prolonged contacts, and it is believed the risk of exposure to other members of the campus community is low.


    On March 24 the University learned that a fourth person on the South Orange campus has tested positive for COVID-19, also known as the coronavirus. The individual was last on campus on March 19, 2020 and reports no close or prolonged contacts, and it is believed the risk of exposure to other members of the campus community is low.


    On March 23 the University learned that a third person on the South Orange campus has tested positive for COVID-19, also known as the coronavirus. The individual was last on campus on March 16, 2020 and reports no close or prolonged contacts, and it is believed the risk of exposure to other members of the campus community is low.

We understand that these updates may prompt additional questions. Thank you for your patience as we address your questions and concerns in this rapidly evolving situation. Please remember to regularly consult the Community Communications and Frequently Asked Questions. We are in this together. Please keep all affected nations, people, and students in your prayers throughout these difficult times.

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